When selling your business, offers will come in many different shapes and sizes. In addition to differences in value, the structure from deal to deal can vary significantly. In most cases sellers are enticed by all cash transactions, but that option is not always in the offering. There are plenty of machinations that will come […]
If selling your business has been on your mind, it’s likely that you have many questions about the process, the timeline, deal structure, future commitments and more. Below we try to tackle some of the most common questions that potential sellers might have as they prepare to sell their companies. · How long will the […]
M&A activity in the state of Florida has been surging recently. Over the past three months (October through December 2016) 118 deals involving Florida-based target companies have been announced or closed. The acquisitions have encompassed a variety of industries from healthcare and technology to hospitality and manufacturing, With the new administration set to take office […]
Whether your business is based here in Florida or elsewhere in the U.S., in most instances, buyers derive their value based on a multiple of the company’s earnings before Interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization or “EBITDA” as the parlance goes. While EBITDA may be a word that gets tossed around commonly in the M&A community […]
After all the time and effort you have spent building your company you cannot afford to entrust its sale in the hands of someone who will not absolutely maximize the value of what you have built.
Ready to sell you business and retire? From picking a successor to finding the right buyer you’ve got some big issues to consider. Sharon Epperson walks you through the steps that will leave your business in good hands so you can Retire Well.
Nevertheless, there is GOOD NEWS! This is also a time that companies and individuals are looking for growth and income strategies. Acquisitions are a proven growth strategy for many businesses.
That statement is true of business valuations too. If your sales and profits are growing then your multiple grows. If your business revenues and profits are down then your multiple will be down.
The pharmaceutical industry saw a flurry of mergers and acquisitions this year, but none was more complicated than this one. Novartis AG (NVS) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) agreed to swap $20 billion in assets in what amounted to major restructurings for both firms.
#9: Top Mergers and Acquisitions: Facebook Inc (FB) and WhatsApp – Facebook Inc (FB) has a reputation for headline-grabbing acquisitions, but no deal it did in 2014 generated as much heat and light as its purchase of WhatsApp.